Presentation on theme: "Macbeth Appearance vs. Reality"— Presentation transcript:
1 Macbeth Appearance vs. Reality By: Aspen, Benjamin, Lea, Madi
2 Act 1 Scene 4 Pg. 29“ Stars, hide your fires; let not light see my black and deep desires. The eye wink at the hand, yet let that be which the eye fears, when it is done, to see.”Appearance: Macbeth wants to conceal his dark thoughts and actions by seeming good.Reality: Macbeth has descended into dark, selfish ways to obtain power.
3 Act 1 Scene 7 Pg. 45“False face must hide what the false heart doth know.”Appearance: Macbeth is carefree and doesn’t have anything to hide.Reality: Macbeth knows that he is planning to kill Duncan later but can’t let anyone suspect this.
4 Act 2 Scene 1 Pg. 51“Is this a dagger which I see before me, the handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee.”Appearance: A bloody dagger is floating in front of Macbeth.Reality: The dagger is not controlling his actions and isn’t floating.Foreshadow of the murder to come
5 Act 2 Scene 3 Pg. 67“Oh, gentle lady, ‘Tis not for you to hear what I can speak. The repetition in a women’s ear, Would murder as it fell.”Appearance: Lady Macbeth is a women which means she should remain pure and abstain from hearing evil things.Reality: Lady Macbeth craves masculinity and is the mastermind behind the first murder.
6 Act 3 Scene 2 Pg. 93“Sleek o’er your rugged looks. Be bright and jovial among your guests tonight.”Appearance: Macbeth is a warm and welcoming host.Reality: He is planning with Lady Macbeth to kill Duncan.
7 Hush. Just smile and wave Act 3 Scene 2 Pg. 93“And make our faces vizards to our hearts, disguising what they are.”Appearance: Macbeth and Lady Macbeth will appear happy to others.Reality: They are actually putting up a front to disguise the guilt inside from their murders.Hush. Just smile and waveDo you think they know?
8 Act 4 Scene 2 Pg. 135“ Sirrah, your father’s dead. And what will you do now? How will you live?”Appearance: Lady Macduff tells her son her father is dead and that they must protect themselves.Reality: Macduff has fled to England but is not dead.
9 Act 4 Scene 3 Pg. 143“ Black Macbeth will seem pure as snow, and the poor state esteem him as a lamb, being compared with my confine less harms.”Appearance: Evil Macbeth will appear holy compared to how Malcolm describes himself.Reality: Malcolm isn’t actually evil and was just saying so to test Macduff’s loyalty to Scotland.
10 Act 5 Scene 5 Pg.179“ As I did stand my watch upon the hill, I looked toward Birnam, and anon methought the wood began to move.”Appearance: The trees seem to be walking on their own.Reality: The English army is approaching the castle using tree branches as camouflage.
11 Act 5 Scene 8 Pg. 185“ And let the angel whom thou still hast served tell the Macduff was from his mother’s womb untimely ripped.”Appearance: Macbeth believes he cannot be harmed by Macduff since he thinks he is born from a women which matches the prophesy.Reality: Macduff was born of a caesarian section so he CAN kill Macbeth!